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Finger agnosia is the inability to distinguish the fingers on the hand. It is a component of Gerstmann syndrome.

It can be a special form of tactile agnosia or visual agnosia. In the first instance the person cannot name the fingers through touch and in the second case when looking at them.

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It is present in lesions of the dominant parietal lobe



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Agnosia

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